Jackson Heights Life (JacksonHeightsLife.com) is a free, moderated discussion forum serving the neighborhoods of Jackson Heights, Elmhurst, East Elmhurst, Corona, and Woodside. It was established in October 2007 as a sister site to the Astorians forum. As of July 13, 2017 it had 74,641 posts in 11,934 topics made by 3,662 Members. JHLife presents posts in two sections under several categories (the stats here are as of July 13, 2017):
There are several categories of information and conversations on the site:
- Neighborhood Chat - Meet your neighbors. Discuss what's going on. (37,969 posts in 3,578 topics as of August 2017)
- Restaurants & Food - Restaurants, bars, takeout & more! Share your own favorite spot. (14,698 posts in 1,172 topics as of August 2017)
- Community Groups, Activities & Events (5,573 posts in 3,089 topics as of August 2017).
- Pets and Animals - What to do with your furry, feathery, and scaly friends. (2,410 posts in 400 topics. as of August 2017)
- Real Estate & Home Improvement - Finding, fixing, and furnishing a home in Jackson Heights. (6,400 posts in 894 topics. as of August 2017)
- Jackson Heights of Yesteryear - Discuss local history, or find old friends. (1,510 posts in 166 topics, as of August 2017)
Local Classifieds & Business
- Apartments, Sublets & Roommates - Buy or sell a home, find an apartment, or locate a new roomie! 2,274 posts 1,138 topics.
- Community Trade and Classifieds - For individuals (not businesses) looking to buy, trade or sell. 1,370 posts in 787 topics.
- Business Listings and Services Directory - Business can list their services or specials here. 862 posts in 529 topics.